Software Tester - Baseline Clearance

Location: Canberra CBD, Australian Capital Territory
Job Type: Contract
Salary Negotiable
Specialization: Technology, Digital & Telecommunications
Sub Specialization: IT Assurance/Quality Assurance/Management
Contact: Andy Crothers
Reference: JO-1810-404269
+612 9431 6535
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Our client urgently requires an experienced Software Tester to carry out functional and system testing of business applications within the Enterprise Testing and information Services division of this Federal Government Department.

Mandatory Criteria:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in testing of a Federal Government environment with proven ability in current best practice techniques such as continuous integration & continuous testing/agile development.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively liaise with business users and testing/development teams.

Mandatory Skills

  • Oversight and assist with the development and execution of system integration and functional test strategies and test plans
  • Prior experience in testing Client and Workload Management or Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software/applications
  • Prior experience in test automation with TOSCA test automation tool
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment with strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • High quality written and verbal communication skills
  • High-level analytical thinking and problem solving skills to broaden discussion and focus targeted questions
  • Ability to partnership and negotiate with stakeholders to promote continuous testing culture and achieve project outcomes
  • Ability to understand both technical and functional aspects of the software solution
  • Ability to conceptualise business situations and abstract the idea inferred from the specifications
  • Time management skills to drive outcomes in the required timeframes and highlight and manage risks and issues.


  • Experience with testing in an application development environment under agile, devops methodologies.
  • Cloud concepts including DevOps, agile/scrum master knowledge is highly desirable.

How to Apply
If you are after a great career opportunity with an excellent work culture, then please apply now!!. For a confidential discussion, please contact Andy Crothers on 02 9431 6535.
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